State Adds East Hampton Airport Hazardous Waste Site To Superfund List - 27 East

State Adds East Hampton Airport Hazardous Waste Site To Superfund List

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The state has declared 47 acres of the East Hampton Airport, including the land where the terminal now stands, a hazardous waste site.  KYRIL BROMLEY

The state has declared 47 acres of the East Hampton Airport, including the land where the terminal now stands, a hazardous waste site. KYRIL BROMLEY

A mass casualty drill at East Hampton Airport. The spraying of fire supressant foams at this and other such drills, as well as the crash of a small plane on the property, caused contamination that led the state to list portions of the aiport as a hazardous waste site this month. Courtesy New York State DEC

A mass casualty drill at East Hampton Airport. The spraying of fire supressant foams at this and other such drills, as well as the crash of a small plane on the property, caused contamination that led the state to list portions of the aiport as a hazardous waste site this month. Courtesy New York State DEC

A mass casualty drill at East Hampton Airport involved the spraying of fire-supressant foams.    COURTESY NEW YORK STATE DEC

A mass casualty drill at East Hampton Airport involved the spraying of fire-supressant foams. COURTESY NEW YORK STATE DEC

A mass casualty drill at East Hampton Airport. The spraying of fire supressant foams at this and other such drills, as well as the crash of a small plane on the property, caused contamination that led the state to list portions of the aiport as a hazardous waste site this month. Courtesy New York State DEC

A mass casualty drill at East Hampton Airport. The spraying of fire supressant foams at this and other such drills, as well as the crash of a small plane on the property, caused contamination that led the state to list portions of the aiport as a hazardous waste site this month. Courtesy New York State DEC

The State Department of Environmental Conservation has identified four areas of concern, shown in red,

The State Department of Environmental Conservation has identified four areas of concern, shown in red,

author on Jun 5, 2019
The State Department of Environmental Conservation has ordered 47 acres of East Hampton Airport added to its “Superfund” hazardous waste site list, in the wake of its investigation of chemical... more

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